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Apr 16, 2014

On November 12, 2013, in the Student Union Atrium at Wright State University, an event took place to honor our Veterans. The staff of the newly created Veteran and Military Center, together with the Office of Human Services and Education, the Office of Disability Services, and the Students Veterans Lounge honored our country’s veterans and showcased the outstanding support services that Wright State has to offer.

Apr 14, 2014

Scholars are honored with books purchased in their names for the Wright State University Libraries’ collections.

Apr 11, 2014

More than 100 poster and oral presentations by Wright State University student researchers were delivered April 11 during the annual Celebration of Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities.

Mar 11, 2014

Anita Dempsey was honored with the 2014 Secretary's Award for Excellence in Nursing—RN Expanded Role Category from the Dayton VA Medical Center.

Mar 10, 2014

Wright State University’s annual Campus Scholarship and Innovation Campaign will launch with a takeoff event on March 10 at 2 p.m. in the Student Union Endeavour Room.

Feb 27, 2014

Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine's Master of Public Health Program to host a Public Health Grand Rounds event on disease outbreak on March 21.

Feb 24, 2014

Excerpt A southwest Ohio university is offering intensive training for nursing in flight and in disasters. Wright State University’s program is sanctioned by the U.S. Air Force surgeon general, so students from the nearby Air Force Institute of Technology have …

Feb 24, 2014

The Wright State College of Nursing and Health will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a symposium on “The Art and Science of Nursing,” a lecture by nursing expert Lorraine Wright and a reception on March 20.

Feb 20, 2014

Govind Bharwani, Ph.D., co-director of ergonomics and Alzheimer’s care in the College of Engineering and Computer Science and director of Nursing Ergonomics and Alzheimer’s Care at the Nursing Institute of West Central Ohio, received the American College of Health Care …

Feb 19, 2014

Wright State’s National Center for Medical Readiness at Calamityville received a donation of personal protective clothing and urban search and rescue training equipment from LION.

Jan 30, 2014

Wright State's Student Technology Assistance Center will showcase its new space for online learners when it celebrates Digital Learning Day on Wednesday, Feb. 5.

Jan 17, 2014

It was dangerous. It was exciting. It was rewarding—swooping down from the sky in the battle zones of Iraq and Afghanistan to save wounded warriors.

Dec 23, 2013

We begin 2014 with a tip of the hat to the best feel-good story of 2013.

Dec 16, 2013

Wright State University honored more than 1,700 graduates during its Fall 2013 Commencement ceremony Dec. 14 in the Wright State Nutter Center.

Dec 14, 2013

Wright State University President David R. Hopkins challenged graduates at the 2013 Fall Commencement to prove themselves “mentally strong” in the future. “We want to prepare you to have not only the intellectual capabilities but the mental strength to deal …

Dec 9, 2013

Wright State graduates will celebrate their accomplishments, and those of a university that prides itself on extending the ladder of educational opportunity, during the 2013 Fall Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Nutter Center.

Oct 28, 2013

Dan Kirkpatrick, a clinical instructor at the Wright State–Miami Valley College of Nursing and Health, was recently elected president of the Ohio Nurses Association.

Oct 11, 2013

The Ohio State University, Wright State University and nine other Ohio colleges and universities will share a $3.5 million National Science Foundation grant over the next five years...

Sep 23, 2013

Social and political activist Paul Loeb will give a talk on “Community Service and Change” in the Wright State Student Union on Wednesday, Sept. 25.

Sep 3, 2013

Rufus Smith, a retired Brigadier General from the Ohio National Guard, takes the helm this week of the university’s medical preparedness and disaster training program.

Jul 24, 2013

People interested in working as nurse aides can now receive training in a new program offered by The Nursing Institute at Wright State University.

May 17, 2013

The Nursing Institute at Wright State University offered some fun [and educational] experiments and presentations to 34 of the 1800 students who came to Wright State University for the tournament, plus some accompanying parents.


Harriet Knowles, RN, MSN, Director of the Nursing Institute, came in wearing her original white uniform and cap.

Apr 29, 2013

Wright State University honored more than 2,000 graduates during its spring 2013 commencement ceremony April 27 in the Wright State Nutter Center.

Apr 27, 2013

Wright State University held its 77th commencement ceremony on Saturday, April 27, in the Wright State Nutter Center.

Apr 5, 2013
The Greater Dayton Area Nursing Research Committee (GDANR) held its Ninth Bi-Annual Symposium on April 5 2013, at the Hope Hotel & Richard C. Holbrooke Conference Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Fairborn) Ohio.
Apr 3, 2013

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Wright State University’s online Master of Nursing degree as among the best online graduate education programs in the nation.

Mar 1, 2013
Health care delivery in the United States is changing by leaps and bounds due to the rising age of our population and the high cost of hospitalization. Patients are being discharged to home much sooner after serious illnesses or complex surgical procedures. The care of these persons falls to either the family, or in most cases, to home health agencies.
Feb 5, 2013

Former Wright State social work student Rebecca Holtkamp and nursing student Karen Herzing were part of the program.

Aug 10, 2012

Alan Dine’s research career began with an internal medicine physician studying cardiac function measurement using echo, Doppler, and EKG.

Aug 1, 2012

At all levels of their education, Wright State nursing students use high-tech simulators to practice caring for patients.

Jul 1, 2012

As new dean Rosalie O’Dell Mainous steers the College of Nursing and Health, she has one simple goal in mind.

Apr 25, 2012

Forty-seven senior students and faculty from the College of Nursing and Health a health fair at Sinclair Community College.

Mar 23, 2012

Working closely with the U.S. Air Force, Wright State has developed the nation’s first master’s program focused on flight and disaster nursing.

Mar 1, 2012

Wright State blood pressure study improves treatment for elderly residents in rural Ohio.

Feb 21, 2012

Several hundred high school and college students interested in pursuing careers as doctors, nurses, veterinarians or other health professions converged...

Campus Life News

Apr 24, 2014

The symposium “Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Care” is set for Friday, May 2, 7:30 a.m. to noon, at Wright State University.

Apr 22, 2014

The Student Philanthropy Council’s Fund4WrightState competition raised money for tuition assistance while teaching students about the importance of giving back to the university.

Apr 21, 2014

Motivational speaker, U.S. Army veteran, Dancing With The Stars winner, actor and best-selling author J.R. Martinez will speak at the Wright State University Academy of Medicine annual dinner and distinguished guest lecture.

Apr 21, 2014

Earth Day 2014 may be Tuesday, April 22, but the big event at Wright State for Earth Week will be the fourth annual Army ROTC Campus Cleanup event Wednesday, April 23.

Apr 18, 2014

Boonshoft School of Medicine student groups will host a screening and discussion of documentary on the War on Drugs on April 24.

Apr 17, 2014

Students from the Boonshoft School of Medicine Phi Rho Sigma Medical Society will collect canned food around campus.

Apr 17, 2014

Featuring dancing, games, prizes food and much more, April Craze will be held on Wright State’s North Lawn on Friday, April 18.

Apr 17, 2014

Wright State's proposed fiscal 2015 budget is designed to build on the university’s successes and support its growth.

Apr 14, 2014

Wright State University’s annual ArtsGala offered patrons a night of unparalleled entertainment.

Apr 11, 2014

More than 100 poster and oral presentations by Wright State University student researchers were delivered April 11 during the annual Celebration of Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities.

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